2024

Women and the Church
In her speech at the press conference, the Under-Secretary Gabriella Gambino offered a reflection on the 10 women saints who, in their different states of life, have sown the Word of God in the world

On Wednesday February 28, 2024, at the Augustinianum Patristic Institute in Rome, a press conference took place, to present the International Inter-University Congress "Women in the Church. ...

WYD
From the 25th of February to the 25th of April, a 12-week social campaign to rediscover the relevance of the Pope's letter to young people and keep alive the experience of World Youth Days

  This year, the Church celebrates the five-year anniversary of the publication of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, Christus Vivit. On the 25th of March 2019 in fact, Pope Francis signed ...

Grandparents and Elderly
Card. Farrell: In this year dedicated to prayer, let us build the broader ‘we’ of ecclesial communion

  This morning, the theme chosen by the Holy Father for the next World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, which will be celebrated on 28 July 2024 in all the dioceses of the world, was ...

Associations and Movements
The Neocatechumenal Way visiting the Dicastery

  The initiator of the Neocatechumenal Way, Kiko Argüello, together with Father Mario Pezzi and María Ascensión Romero, members of the International Team, were received on a visit by the Prefect ...

Associations and Movements
Communion, Fraternity among Peoples, and Service: Scouts and their Educational Methods

  The Secretary of the Dicastery, Mr. Gleison de Paula Souza, welcomed the Federal Bureau of the International Union of Guides and Scouts of Europe (UIGSE-FSE). Mr. Gleison de Paula Souza was ...

WYD
Chagas: continuation of the Youth Synod, WYD in Central America was a great experience of listening

    On 27 January 2019, some 700,000 young people from around the world gathered at Campo San Juan Pablo II in Panama City for the Mass that concluded an intense and profound week of ...

Associations and Movements

    The number of international associations of the faithful and other entities recognised by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life has risen to 117. Last Friday, a ceremony was held ...

Family and Life
A digital brochure collecting pastoral tools for dioceses, parishes and ecclesial movements

          The website of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life has been enriched with a new page collecting all the tools for the pastoral care of Family and Life, ...

Youth
A presentation of future projects for and with young people, including GenFest 2024

  The Secretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, Dr Gleison De Paula Souza, together with officials from the youth area of the Dicastery, welcomed the group from the International ...